Training

Beat dizziness after the swim

Are you suffering from T1 head spins? Read our advice and we'll have you blasting through transition in no time
01 August 2014 at 16:14

Gallery: Alpe d’Huez Long Course Triathlon 2014

British women sweep the silverware with Cat Morrison taking gold, 220 cover star Lucy Gossage nabbing silver and Parys Edwards rounding out the podium with bronze
01 August 2014 at 10:15

Lactic acid: friend not foe

Despite its reputation as a performance limiter, we reveal how lactic acid is actually what boosts your aerobic and anaerobic power…
31 July 2014 at 16:17

220's race tips for this weekend’s London Triathlon

From deep-water starts to lengthy transitions, the world's largest triathlon has challenges aplenty. We look at how to make sure you have the best race possible
31 July 2014 at 10:14

Sub-1hr bike session: Build intervals

Work your aerobic and anaerobic systems with this 60min turbo trainer workout that will get you switching intensities for maximum gains
30 July 2014 at 14:38

Gallery: Long Course Weekend

Check out these photos from the recent three-day multisport festival in Tenby, Wales – can you spot yourself?
30 July 2014 at 13:18

Olympic silver medallist Emma Pooley retires from cycling to focus 100% on triathlon

Britain’s current time trial champion to bow out after the Commonwealth Games road race this Sunday, saying there are “other things I dream of doing”
29 July 2014 at 17:34

Eight ways to improve your mountain biking, fast

Have the Commonwealth Games given you an appetite for off-road racing? Top British Xterra athlete Sam Gardner shares his secrets for better biking
29 July 2014 at 11:20

Gallery: Outlaw Triathlon 2014

Check out these photos from yesterday’s Nottingham epic, won by Craig Twigg and Jenny Bosman in impressive times despite challenging temperatures
28 July 2014 at 09:57

Train with Chrissie – Competition winner announced

At last! We announce the name of the lucky 220 reader who will be mentored by Chrissie Wellington for the next 12 months
25 July 2014 at 13:11

Preview: the Outlaw Triathlon 2014

Nottingham epic returns this Sunday, with cooler weather expected to deliver near-perfect conditions for over 1,100 athletes
25 July 2014 at 10:18

Training plan for your first Olympic-distance triathlon

Feeling inspired by the Commonwealths? Check out our 12-week training plan and take on Olympic-distance racing

Nine tips for dodging injury and illness as a triathlete

With race season here, you need to hit that start line 100% fit and well. Here’s the advice you need to ensure you do exactly that
24 July 2014 at 16:04

Three steps to practising your swim drafting until it's perfect

We show you the basic steps for drilling this key skill in the pool with some training buddies, so you can get it right come race day and save valuable energy in the dip
23 July 2014 at 15:02

Revealed – the Ironman UK athletes who qualified for Kona

We have the names of the fifty athletes who won their spot at this year's Ironman World Championship, taking place in Hawaii this October
23 July 2014 at 14:17

How triathletes can get the most out of Strava, Garmin Connect and other online services

With online training analysis services becoming increasingly popular for triathlon training, we take a look at how to get the most benefit from them without becoming obsessed by stats
22 July 2014 at 15:43

The Weekend Warrior on… the madness of triathletes

220 columnist Martyn Brunt finds a common theme to many of the athletes he meets at Ironman Lanzarote – nuttiness
22 July 2014 at 12:15

Blog: The Endurance Adventurer takes on Snowdonia

Australian tri newbie Luke Tyburski targets the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon this autumn, which he says is “a good place to start”. Just as well he likes a challenge...
21 July 2014 at 16:44

Three steps to better swim sighting

We show you the basic steps necessary for getting it right on race day
21 July 2014 at 15:01

Bracht and Carfrae take Roth

Timo and Rinny produce the goods as Roth celebrates its 30th birthday
20 July 2014 at 15:00